The Law Commission in its 257thReport on May, 2015, titled “ Reforms in Guardianship and Custody Laws in India” has recommended for amendments in the Guardians and Wards Act, 1890 and the Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956. The details of the recommendation are available on the website of the Law Commission http://www.lawcommissionofindia.cic.in.
Since the subject matter of the said Report falls under List-III Concurrent List of the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution, comments/views of the State Governments and Union territory Administrations are being solicited. Hence, no time frame can be fixed to implement the said recommendations.
This information was given by Union Minister of Ministry of Law & Justice, Shri D. V. Sadananda Gowda in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.
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